Ethel Mae Kairdolf
Ethel Mae Kairdolf
  • August 21, 1927 - December 1, 2017
  • Metairie, Louisiana

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Ethel Mae Kairdolf passed away peacefully while surrounded by her family on Friday, December 1, 2017 at the age of 90. Daughter of the late Louis Paul and Ethel Beer Kairdolf; mother of Lorena Ragas (Wade L.), and the late LCPL Norman E. Decareaux, Jr.; grandmother of Patrick Decareaux; great-grandmother of David, William, and Lauren Decareaux; and sister of the late Harold Kairdolf, Louis Kairdolf, and Alice Guarino. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

Ethel was born and raised in New Orleans, and lived at Colonial Oaks in Metairie. She worked 38 years for Bell South, and was a member of the Pioneers of America. The family wishes to extend their sincere gratitude to Diane, Gail, Adrienne, Cindi and many others at Colonial Oaks.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. in New Orleans, on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 2:00PM. A visitation will be held at the funeral home beginning at 1:00PM. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Ethel's memory to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

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